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3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 25, 2022

We’ve got a busy week of 3D printing webinars and events ahead! Nanoscribe is attending the Biofabrication Conference, Stratasys, Velo3D, and Markforged continue their tours, and Formlabs will hold a…

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3D Printed Plastic Parts on Track for $26B in Revenues by 2030

SmarTech Analysis has released its first report dedicated to the plastic 3D printing sector. Its flagship Polymer Parts Produced: AM Applications Market Analysis estimates the production volumes and resulting estimated market…

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The 2023 3D Printing Salaries Survey Launches

The time for the next installment of the annual AM Salary Survey has arrived…and it’s live. You can access the survey here. This year marks the 7th consecutive Additive Manufacturing…

Prima Industrie Spins Off 3D Printing Company Prima Additive

Italian manufacturer of laser systems Prima Industrie (BIT: PRI) officially spun off its business unit dedicated to additive manufacturing (AM). Newcomer Prima Additive has emerged as its own company following…

High-Throughput Drug 3D Printing Tech from Laxxon Medical Gets Boost via Evonik

Evonik Industries, Germany’s second-largest chemicals company, is announcing an investment by its venture capital arm in Nevada-based Laxxon Medical. The latter firm, which was founded in Switzerland in 2017 and…

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Are 3D Printing Startups Thriving or Just Surviving in the US?

It is commonly believed that less than half of startups will make it to their fifth year. Usually attributed to a lack of early-stage funding, many startups in the US…

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The 2022 AM Salary Survey Report Launches

Alexander Daniels Global launches the 2022 AM Salary Survey – the 6th consecutive report of its kind. Following a formative year in the additive manufacturing industry, 2021 brought many new…

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What Do Earnings Reports Tell Us About the 3D Printing Industry?

Over a dozen 3D printing companies have announced their transition from private to public in the last two years. That’s more than double the number of companies that went public…

3D Printing Market Set for Biggest Q4 in History, Says SmarTech Analysis

According to the latest quarterly data report from SmarTech Analysis, the 3D printing industry’s third quarter of 2021 is continuing a trend of “robust recovery”. Metals expanded by about 18…

Porsche Already Delivering On Its Concept For Partially 3D Printed Seats

In March 2020, German automaker Porsche announced that it would begin testing a new production concept: partially 3D printed bodyform bucket seats. Now, it appears that the trajectory from the…

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The True Cost of Unwanted Employee Turnover

It’s a well-known fact that we should all be aiming for high employee retention rates and doing everything possible to avoid unwanted employee turnover. We know – high employee turnover…

AM Investment Strategies Profile: ASTM International

ASTM International’s Mohsen Seifi will take part in the SmarTech – Stifel AM Investment Strategies 2021 summit on September 9, 2021. There, senior executives and key decision-makers from the 3D…

AM Investment Strategies Profile: FATHOM

Among the firms that will be participating in the SmarTech – Stifel AM Investment Strategies 2021 summit on September 9, 2021 is FATHOM, whose CEO Ryan Martin will be involved…

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What the State of the AM Service Bureau Market Says About the Future of Additive

It’s been quite the wild ride for the additive manufacturing (AM) market over the last eighteen months—probably unlike any in history, which, in AM, is saying a lot. Looking back…

Prodways Q2 Revenues Increase, Machine Sales Up 100%

Prodways (PWG.PA) reported a 54% revenue increase year over year for its second quarter in 2021 as the global economy recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic. Driven by the recovery of…

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3D Printing Buyouts in 2021: M&As Are on the Rise

So far, in 2021, there were at least 20 major global takeover deals from 3D printing companies for more than $6.8 billion. As usual, the United States dominated the mergers…

Renishaw No Longer for Sale After Underwhelming Proposals

Four months after British engineering and metal 3D printer manufacturer Renishaw announced the sale of the company, the board decided to back out. Disappointed with all the takeover proposals, the…

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3 Key Indicators of Great Company Culture

Additive manufacturing is not immune to the thread that binds a team or company together. A thread better known as ‘company culture.’ Each business has one, each one is different….

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Are We Finally at the Long-Awaited 3D Printing Inflection Point?

In my near-decade long tenure as a professional analyst to the 3D printing and additive manufacturing space, there has been near continuous talk about market inflection points—a time when the…

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New Data Report: 3D Printing Revenues Reached $2.12B in Q3 2020, Says SmarTech Analysis

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global economy took a steep nose dive in 2020. This included the 3D printing market during the first half of the year, but our…

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How to Make More Money at Your 3D Printing Shop

From a high-level perspective, you can categorize clients of 3D printing service shops into one of two buckets. Some clients tend to be more transactional in how they conduct business….

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2020’s Top 10 3D Printing Business Deals: From Pioneers to Startups

Looking back on 2020, it seems this unprecedented and tumultuous year has dealt a severe blow to businesses in every corner of the world. Even entire industries had to adapt…

AMS 2021: Registration Rates Go Up December 9th for 3D Printing Trade Show

From February 9-10, 2021, the 3D printing industry’s next major trade show is coming to a screen near you. The annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, co-hosted by SmarTech Analysis and…

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Signs of the Additive Manufacturing Comeback

Return to Growth Hit hard by the initial impacts of coronavirus lockdowns, early predictions for a quick return to growth for additive manufacturing are already moving from fantasy to reality….